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7130: 1980's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 61" Piece (Arai-Hari)

7130: 1980s Tsumugi Silk, pattern repeats

Catalog#: 7130

1980s Japanese Tsumugi Silk (Pongee)Fabric
from Arai-Hari
(Japanese Kimono Cleaner)

Width:14.5 inches / 36.83 cm

Length: 61 Inches / 154.94 cm

US$18.00 / piece 

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1980's tsumugi (pongee) silk pieces received from traditional Japanese kimono cleaner/reconstructor called Arai-Hari -- see an excellent explanation of traditional Arai Hari by textile expert John Marshall, by click-pushing HERE

Fabric Description:  This distinctive Japanese vintage traditional Tsumugi is a lightweight pongee type silk that is slightly translucent; the entire fabric is filled with a somewhat modern (Western) groupings of various shapes, lines, and designs on a black background, with patterns in dark blues with burgundy reds (please view closeups); no sheen, smooth to touch, little drape.

Pattern Details: Viewed lengthwise (top to bottom in our pics)  you can make out six evenly sized bands that run lengthwise, with other partial lateral bands on the middle-left half comprised of geometric shapes; all the designs are subtle.

Colors: Reminder that colors and contrast differ on each device so please use our text color descriptions to complement your sense of the look of this piece.

Condition: Excellent.

    $ 18.00

    7130: 1980's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 61" Piece (Arai-Hari)